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Sullivan College of Pharmacy partners with University Center of the Mountains

Sullivan University College of Pharmacy (SUCOP) is partnering with the University Center of the Mountains (UCM) and Hazard Community and Technical College to facilitate the preparation of students in southeastern Kentucky to apply for Sullivan’s pharmacy program. The partnership is designed to ensure that students interested in a pre-pharmacy education track have a clear understanding

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Becomes Baptist Health Floyd

After months of transition work, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services officially became part of Baptist Health at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The new name of the organization is Baptist Health Floyd. The binding asset purchase agreement was signed at the end of June and was approved by the Floyd County Commissioners,

Sullivan College of Pharmacy partners with University Center of the Mountains

Sullivan University College of Pharmacy (SUCOP) is partnering with the University Center of the Mountains (UCM) and Hazard Community and Technical College to facilitate the preparation of students in southeastern Kentucky to apply for Sullivan’s pharmacy program. The partnership is designed to ensure that students interested in a pre-pharmacy education track have a clear understanding

Fighting to protect Medicare

  By Ron Bridges AARP Kentucky has just launched a campaign to let Congress know we oppose any plan to increase Medicare costs and risk for seniors and today’s workers. We believe Kentuckians have earned Medicare by paying in with each and every paycheck. Proposals to turn Medicare into a voucher system would take healthcare

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,

Government Affairs

Tort Reform Will Improve Access to Care and Lower Costs

By Robert Couch, MD It happens every day in Kentucky’s health care system. You are sick and want to see a physician, but there is a long wait—sometimes days, weeks or even months. Instead of waiting, perhaps you go to the emergency room, where costs are significantly higher and large crowds often await treatment. Once

Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

Features

Architecture & Design Round Up

A lot is going on around our state in healthcare architecture and design. We look at some of the major renovations, expansions and new constructions since our May 2016 issue. Progress made on Norton Audubon Hospital expansion Things are moving along for the expansion and major renovation of Norton Audubon Hospital, which started in May

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